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Want the scoop on Missouri Valley College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Missouri Valley College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Missouri Valley College Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Missouri Valley College was awarded 5 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Missouri Valley College landed the #1,658 spot in College Factual's 2020 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,727 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Missouri Valley College held the #1,681 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Missouri Valley College also holds the #46 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Missouri Valley College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Missouri Valley College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 54%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Learn more about Missouri Valley College admissions.

Missouri Valley College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Missouri Valley College is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Missouri Valley College is 61%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  61 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Missouri Valley College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 45% rate at Missouri Valley College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  45 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 14% for first-time, full-time students at Missouri Valley College, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  14 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Missouri Valley College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,798 undergraduates at Missouri Valley College with 1,296 being full-time and 502 being part-time.

Missouri Valley College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 88.80 out of 100, Missouri Valley College is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  88.80 out of 100
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How Much Does Missouri Valley College Cost?

The overall average net price of Missouri Valley College is $18,195. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Missouri Valley College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,471 $16,906 $19,660 $20,504 $20,586

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Missouri Valley College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Missouri Valley College, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $6,389 a year. That adds up to $25,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Missouri Valley College is 14.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Missouri Valley College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Missouri Valley College make around $34,000 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 17% less that the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Missouri Valley College make the most money.

Location of Missouri Valley College

Missouri Valley College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Marshall, Missouri. The location of Missouri Valley College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of Missouri Valley College

Contact details for Missouri Valley College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 E College St, Marshall, MO 65340
Phone: 660-831-4000

Missouri Valley College Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, students from 29 majors graduated from Missouri Valley College. Of these students, 221 received undergraduate degrees and 7 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates

Learn more about the majors offered at Missouri Valley College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Missouri Valley College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 278 students took at least one online class at Missouri Valley College. This is a decrease from the 320 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 278 214
2016-2017 320 273
2015-2016 220 172
2014-2015 358 46
2013-2014 136 72

Learn more about online learning at Missouri Valley College.

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